Agenda







08:00 - 08:45 am   |   Networking Breakfast & Exhibitor Tabletop
08:45 - 09:10 am   |   Welcome Remarks

Raheem Hasan, President and Co-Founder, IRPA
Frank Casale, President, arago US; Founder & Chairman Emeritus, IRPA
Barry Matthews, Director, Alsbridge

09:10 - 09:50 am   |   The Continuum of Intelligent Automation - How RPA, Autonomics and Cognitive are Coming of Age

Tom Reuner,Managing Director IT Services and Automation, HfS Research

09:50 - 10:20 am   |   How RPA is Impacting the Marketplace (industry sectors)

Dr. Marcus Esser, Global Technology and Innovation Lead, Capgemini BPO

10:20 - 10:45 am   |   Networking Break & Exhibitor Tabletops
10:45 - 11:25 am   |   True enterprise automation: Knocking Out Manual Work with the One-Two Punch of Robotics and Machine Learning

Adam Devine, VP Marketing, Workfusion

11:25 - 12:05 pm   |   Where to Start - Conducting a Process Assessment & Selecting the Right Tools

Moderator: Homan Haghighi, Director, Alsbridge
Panel: Gareth Hole, Solutions Sales Manager, RTI, NICE Systems; Graeme Knopf, Principal, Deloitte

12:05 - 12:45 pm   |   Best Practice: Driving Change - Building Stakeholder Alignment

Moderator: Frank Casale, President, arago US, Founder & Chairman Emeritus, IRPA
Panel: Michael Cable, Chief Evangelist, Redwood; Andy Peck, Co-Founder, Vorto; Sean Tinney, Global Head of Innovation and Transformation, Finance and Accounting Services, Sutherland Global Services

12:45 - 01:45 pm   |   Networking Lunch & Exhibitor Tabletops
01:45 - 02:05 pm   |   Setting the standard for RPA – A New Qualification for a New Challenge

Chris Halward, Director of Professional Development, NOA

02:05 - 02:45 pm   |   Accelerating Automation – The Road to the App Store

Moderator: Paul Donaldson, Director, Alsbridge
Panel: Mark Fletcher, Automation Anywhere; Roland Judas, Technical Evangelist and Product Manager, arago; Tom Reuner, Managing Director IT Services and Automation, HfS Research

02:45 - 03:25 pm   |   Organizational Change in the Automation Age

Moderator: Kerry Hallard, CEO, NOA
Panel: Alex Bentley, Head of Automation Strategy, BluePrism; Cathy Tornbohm, VP, BPO Research, Gartner; Terry Walby, CEO, Thoughtonomy

03:45 - 03:50 pm   |   Networking Break & Exhibitor Tabletops
03:50 - 04:30 pm   |   What the Future Holds, RPA, Autonomics, AI & Cognitive

Bob Graham, Senior VP, Banking and Financial Services, Virtusa

04:30 - 05:10 pm   |   Artificial Intelligence Coming of Age – Disruption, Transformation Straight Ahead

Cyrille Bataller, Managing Director, Accenture

05:10 - 05:15 pm   |   Closing Remarks

Raheem Hasan, President and Co-Founder, IRPA
Barry Matthews, Director, Alsbridge

05:15 - 06:30 pm   |   Networking Breakfast & Registration

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